Green Shield bug (Palomena prasina)

Green Shield bug (Palomena prasina)

Description

Title:
Green Shield bug (Palomena prasina)
Caption / Description:

The Green Shield bug (Palomena prasina) is a large shield bug with a brown wing membrane visible to the rear of the bug, and reddish coloured antennae. The adult shield bugs are usually bright green, but towards winter they become more of a brown colour.

Palomena prasina is common throughout the UK, and feeds on a variety of plants and trees. They have one generation per year, and hibernate over winter.

Tags / Keywords:
  • Biota
  • Life
  • Vitae
  • Eukaryota
  • Animalia
  • Animals
  • Arthropoda
  • Arthropods
  • Insecta
  • Insects
  • Hemiptera
  • True bugs
  • Pentatomidae
  • Palomena
  • Palomena prasina
  • Green Shield bug

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RGB
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Adobe RGB (1998)

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Market Harborough
Province/State:
Leicestershire
Country:
United Kingdom
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Europe
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© 2010 Dave Kennard

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1200 s
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f/8
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Canon EOS 450D
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100
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0
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65mm
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Multi-segment
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On, Fired
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Manual
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Manual
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Manual

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Canon MP-E 65mm F2.8 1-5x Macro
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Handheld
Canon MT-24EX Macro Twin Flash with home-made concave diffusers

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